AECOM Cost Management Director in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Cost Management Director

United Kingdom - London

London

Job Summary

AECOM is recruiting for a Director to join the London cost management team. To continue to build and develop on it's successes and growth.

As Director you will help lead the cost practice across the region, where it has successfully carried out cost management work with many high profile clients and some of the largest projects within the Greater London area. Reporting to the Cost Management Director.

Role:

  • The role will entail direct client liaising, lead as commission / account managers together with overseeing the overall project management team with their duties

  • The role will require a passion for first class service delivery, implementing best practice and continuous improvement and promoting AECOM externally

  • Contribute to the overall and operational management of AECOM across the Greater London Region. To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met

  • To be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing objectives. Duties and Responsibilities: To lead significant Cost Management Commissions, taking overall responsibility for their successful delivery

  • To provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being lead within the cost centre

  • To be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing tasks

  • To provide effective Line Management to AD’s, SQSs, QSs and AQSs

  • As Director you will be assessed by the extent to which:

  • Commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time

  • General line management responsibilities are effectively discharged and the cost management team is led effectively

  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team

  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted .upon.

Minimum Requirements

Skills

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)

  • Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team

  • Ensure all staff members within the team have current and relevant training

  • Manage the delivery of team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards

  • Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by the teams prior to issue

  • To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills

  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

Preferred Qualifications

Experience

  • Experience at a leadership level in a comparative business;

  • Extensive experience acting in a leadership capacity

  • Track record of managing teams

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills;

  • Highly motivated and with excellent industry network;

  • Possess the ability to work across service lines (a track record of cross selling would be useful)

  • Commercial experience is essential along with a proven track record of winning and retaining new Clients#LI-B&PSB

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144922BR